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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Earl Hill

In memory of:

Private William Earl Hill

July 18, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

643478

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

157th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 5, 1895

Son of Maurice and Ada Hill of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 103 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BETHESDA CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

N/A

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Private W.E. Hill's grave marker in the Bethesda Cemetery, on the 5th Sideroad (just south of the 4th Line), Bethesda, Town of Innisfil, north-east of Cookstown, Ontario.  Private Hill died of pneumonia at Camp Borden, Ontario, while serving in the 157th Battalion (Simcoe Foresters).  (Image taken by Gregory J. Barker of Barrie, Ontario, in 2013.)
  • Family Memorial– Hill family monument, on which Private W.E. Hill is commemorated, in the Bethesda Cemetery, Bethesda, Town of Innisfil, north-east of Cookstown, Ontario.  (Image by Gregory J. Barker of Barrie, Ontario, in 2013.)
  • Inscription– Inscriptions on Hill family monument, commemorating Private Hill and his parents, in the Bethesda Cemetery, Bethesda, Town of Innisfil, north-east of Cookstown, Ontario.  (Image by Gregory J. Barker of Barrie, Ontario, in 2013.)
  • War Memorial– Barrie, Ontario Cenotaph Innisfil Memorial
  • Memorial Park– Cookstown Memorial Park
  • Memorial– Cookstown Cenotaph
  • Memorial– Cookstown Cenotaph
  • Street sign– Barrie street named in honour of Private William Earl Hill with a poppy.

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